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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Not including yourself, how many of the adults who live in your household smoke cigarettes, cigars or pipes?

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  Total
Respond.^
One adult Two adults Three or more adults No adults
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,245 1,870 18.8 17.7-19.9 257 4.1 3.4- 4.9 66 1.6 1.1- 2.3 8,052 75.5 74.2-76.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 8,932 1,523 17.4 16.3-18.5 190 3.5 2.8- 4.2 48 1.4 0.9- 2.1 7,171 77.8 76.4-79.1
No 1,298 342 24.6 21.3-28.2 67 6.8 4.7- 9.7 18 2.5 1.3- 4.7 871 66.1 62.0-70.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 123 32 26.9 17.2-39.6 8 9.8 4.0-22.1 2 3.8 0.8-16.2 81 59.5 46.3-71.5
Recommended Range 3,131 541 18.5 16.5-20.6 72 3.9 2.8- 5.3 14 1.0 0.5- 1.9 2,504 76.6 74.2-78.9
Overweight 3,754 636 18.0 16.3-19.8 77 3.0 2.2- 4.1 18 0.7 0.4- 1.2 3,023 78.3 76.3-80.2
Obese 2,838 589 20.2 18.1-22.3 93 5.7 4.2- 7.7 27 2.7 1.5- 4.7 2,129 71.5 68.7-74.1
Current Smoker
No 8,407 1,089 13.2 12.1-14.3 102 2.0 1.5- 2.6 27 0.9 0.5- 1.5 7,189 83.9 82.7-85.1
Yes 1,808 779 40.9 37.7-44.2 155 12.3 9.9-15.3 39 4.3 2.7- 6.9 835 42.4 39.1-45.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,100 205 20.0 17.2-23.3 32 5.9 3.3-10.3 9 1.5 0.7- 3.0 854 72.6 68.4-76.4
No 9,066 1,646 18.7 17.5-19.9 223 3.9 3.3- 4.8 56 1.6 1.1- 2.3 7,141 75.8 74.4-77.2
Binge Drinker
No 9,181 1,612 18.2 17.1-19.4 221 3.9 3.2- 4.7 52 1.3 0.9- 2.0 7,296 76.6 75.2-77.9
Yes 982 233 21.8 18.3-25.8 34 5.5 3.4- 8.8 12 2.4 1.3- 4.4 703 70.3 65.8-74.5
Heavy Drinker
No 9,735 1,754 18.4 17.3-19.6 240 4.1 3.4- 4.9 58 1.5 1.0- 2.2 7,683 76.0 74.7-77.3
Yes 370 86 26.1 19.6-33.9 12 4.2 1.5-11.7 6 3.6 1.4- 8.8 266 66.0 57.7-73.5
Current Asthma
Yes 767 185 23.8 20.0-28.2 33 9.3 5.5-15.3 11 3.8 1.7- 8.4 538 63.0 57.4-68.3
No 9,436 1,676 18.4 17.3-19.5 222 3.7 3.0- 4.4 53 1.4 0.9- 2.1 7,485 76.6 75.2-77.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,105 217 19.4 16.6-22.6 34 4.3 2.8- 6.6 7 1.2 0.5- 2.8 847 75.0 71.4-78.3
No 9,137 1,652 18.7 17.6-19.9 223 4.1 3.3- 4.9 59 1.6 1.1- 2.4 7,203 75.6 74.2-76.9
Disability
Yes 3,373 733 23.1 21.1-25.2 128 5.7 4.5- 7.3 30 2.7 1.5- 4.6 2,482 68.6 66.1-70.9
No 6,817 1,129 17.0 15.8-18.4 128 3.4 2.6- 4.3 34 1.2 0.7- 1.8 5,526 78.4 76.9-79.9

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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